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Iowa Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Examining Board

Licensure Details — Specialty

Service Technician HVAC Specialty License

Service Technician HVAC Specialty License

The Plumbing and Mechanical Systems Board per its legislative act will recognize service technician in the HVAC discipline. Certification from North American Technician Excellence, Inc or a Service Technician Associate degree or training is required for licensure. Approved organizations are listed below. Other organizations may be considered with approval of the board.

"Service technician HVAC specialty license" means a sublicense under an HVAC license to perform work from the appliance shutoff valve to the appliance and any part and component of the appliance, including the disconnection and reconnection of the existing appliance to the gas piping and the installation of a shutoff valve no more than 3 feet away from the appliance.

License Requirements

Provide the board with evidence that:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • An applicant shall have no record of felony conviction relating to the profession as determined by the board. Applicants with a felony conviction will be subject to review by the board to determine eligibility for licensure.
  • Must file an application and submit appropriate fees.
  • The applicant possesses a valid certification from North American Technician Excellence, Inc. or an equivalent authority approved by the board, or the applicant completed a Service Technician Associate degree or equivalent educational or similar training approved by the board.

Approved Providers

Black Hills Energy

  • Black Hills Energy HVAC Technician Program

DMACC

  • Heating, AC, Refrigeration Technology AAS

Hawkeye Community College

  • Heating, AC, Refrigeration Technology AAS

HVAC Excellence

  • Technicians Certifications
  • Core Installation Plus One Specialty Certificate
  • Core Service Plus One Specialty Certificate
  • Senior Technician Certificate
  • Ground Source Heat Pump Loop Installation Certificate
  • Master Specialist Hands-On Certification

Indian Hills Community College

  • Industrial Maintenance Diploma
  • Electrical Systems and Commercial Refrigeration & Residential Heating/ Cooling Diploma

Kirkwood Community College

  • Industrial Maintenance and HVAC Technology Program AAS

Midwest Technical Institute

  • HVAC/R-MAR Diploma Program

North American Technician Excellence, Inc

North East Iowa Community College

  • Heating and Cooling Diploma

North Iowa Area Community College

  • Climate Control Technology AAS
  • Heating & Air Conditioning Technology AAS

RSES

  • Certified Member Certification
  • Certified Member Specialist Certification

Scott Community College

  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning AAS
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Diploma
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Certificate Program

Vatterott College

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Maintenance Technician Diploma

Western Iowa Tech

  • Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Diploma

Fees

Service technician HVAC specialty license - $50.00.

Links

Online Application

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